Why fears that EFF, FF+ election gains show the rise of SA extremism are all in our heads

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- citizen.co.za | 6 months ago

The FF+ is also, for cultural reasons, not attractive to white English speakers so its potential voters are the 60% of the white electorate which is Afrikaans-speaking.

Even if it won every single white Afrikaner vote – and it has no prospect of coming even close – its percentage of the vote would be trapped firmly in the single digits. Nor does it make much sense to claim that the FF+ vote shows that a growing number of whites don’t like black majority rule.

Many whites resent majority rule and more than a few of these belong to – or support – the DA.

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